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WKU Week in Photos: Sept. 22-27, 2014

Here is the latest installment of WKU Week in Photos by Clinton Lewis and Bryan Lemon of WKU Public Affairs.

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Fulbright Scholar to discuss skin-lightening trend Oct. 9 at WKU

Dr. Gitiara Nasreen, a 2014 Fulbright Scholar at Howard University and a professor at the University of Dhaka in Bangladesh, will present Whitewashing the Color Politics: The “Unfair” Construction of Beauty for the (Market) Beast at 4 p.m. Oct. 9 at WKU’s Faculty House. Dr. Nasreen will discuss the complex issues involved in skin-lightening products and […]

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Journal of American Folklore moves to WKU

The Department of Folk Studies and Anthropology at WKU announces that the Folk Studies faculty members have been chosen as the new editors of the Journal of American Folklore (JAF). The Journal of American Folklore presents significant research findings and theoretical analyses from folklore and related fields. The new editors welcome submissions beginning Oct. 6. […]

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WKU forensics team wins two tournaments in Indiana

The WKU forensics team traveled to Muncie, Indiana, to take part in two tournaments, the Mid-America Forensic League Numbers 1 and 2, the weekend of Sept. 27-28. WKU was crowned team sweepstakes champion at both tournaments, ahead of 12 other schools, including Bradley University, University of Northern Iowa, Illinois State University, Ball State University and […]

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WKU celebrating 10th anniversary of Green River Preserve

In the past 10 years at WKU’s Green River Preserve, hundreds of endangered mussels have been released, more than 14,000 trees have been planted, wildlife and plants have been inventoried and numerous student research projects have been conducted at the 1,520-acre site in Hart County. “We are valuing, preserving and restoring Kentucky’s environmental and cultural […]

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View from the Hill – Unique Rocking Chair Exhibit

A unique folk art exhibit is on display at the Kentucky Museum.  Amy Bingham has a preview in this week’s View from the Hill.  

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WKU dance faculty member’s work chosen for New York festival

Lisa Draskovich-Long, Assistant Professor of Dance in WKU’s Department of Theatre & Dance, has had choreography chosen for presentation this weekend at the 14th annual DUMBO dance festival produced by WHITE WAVE in New York. Participation in the festival, hailed as “a four-day marathon showcase of cutting-edge contemporary dance featuring both emerging and eminent dancemakers,” […]

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WKU graduate student nominated for AORE’s Bill March Award

WKU graduate student Ben Phaneuf has been nominated for the Bill March Award presented by the Association of Outdoor Recreation and Education (AORE). The Bill March Student Achievement Award, AORE’s highest student honor, is presented to an individual who makes outstanding contributions to an outdoor recreation and education program while pursuing an undergraduate or graduate […]

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WKU to participate in Project Graduate College Fair Sept. 30

WKU and Kentucky’s other public colleges and universities are teaming up to offer a statewide, virtual college fair for former students and other adults who are close to completing their college degrees. The Project Graduate College Fair is set for 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. CT Sept. 30. The fair will connect prospective students to […]

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Scholarship available to help community college students transfer to WKU

Community college students wanting to transfer to WKU may be eligible for up to $4,000 in scholarship assistance. The application deadline for the Kentucky Community and Technical College System Transfer Scholarship is Nov. 1 for spring admission. The admissions application serves as the scholarship application. Renewable scholarships range from $1,500 to $4,000, depending on GPA. […]

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Delta Dental of Kentucky makes $5,000 gift to WKU mobile unit

WKU’s Institute for Rural Health will use a $5,000 gift from Delta Dental of Kentucky to purchase dental materials for the Mobile Dental Unit. The preventive services offered by the Mobile Dental Unit staff help provide access to dental care for children and adults in the service area. During the 2013-14 fiscal year, more than […]

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WKU Week in Photos: Sept. 15-21, 2014

Here is the latest installment of WKU Week in Photos by Bryan Lemon of WKU Public Affairs.

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